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Dementia doctor reveals the four huge things you could be doing to stave off Alzheimer’s

Dementia describes a collection of symptoms associated with brain decline, namely memory loss and confusion. Once it takes root, dementia cannot be stopped, placing strain on families and the healthcare system alike. However, according to Dr Clare Durrant, Race Against Dementia Dyson Fellow, there are simple lifestyle changes thought to stave off your risk of… Read More »

Could telehealth worsen inequity? ‘Not under my watch,’ says HHS Sec. Becerra

In recent public appearances, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough both indicated their support for telemedicine in the long term.   Even as states have moved to enact their own laws aimed at telehealth expansion, questions have persisted about a federal response.    Becerra emphasizes… Read More »

One in Two Americans with Work-Based Insurance Worries That Healthcare Costs Could Lead to Bankruptcy

One in two people in the U.S. with employer-sponsored health insurance worry that a major health event in their household could lead to bankruptcy, according to research gathered by West Health and Gallup in Business Speaks: The Future of Employer-Sponsored Insurance. Gallup and West Health presented their study in a webinar earlier this week; in… Read More »

Could a Type of Statin Raise Dementia Risks?

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 15, 2021 — Certain cholesterol-lowering drugs might speed dementia in some older adults whose memories are starting to fail, a small, preliminary study suggests. The researchers found that of 300 older adults with mildly impaired thinking and memory, those using “lipophilic” statins were more likely to develop dementia… Read More »